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by Ursula Meier


12-year-old Simon lives in an industrial valley below a luxury ski resort, together with his jobless sister, Louise. Every day, he takes the ski-lift to the opulent ski world above, stealing equipment from the rich tourists to resell to the local kids below. As he partners with a crooked British seasonal worker, Simon loses his boundaries, which affects the relationship with his sister. Confronted with a truth they had both been escaping, Simon seeks refuge up above.

international title: Sister
original title: L'Enfant d'en haut
country: France, Switzerland
sales agent: Memento Films International
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Ursula Meier
film run: 100'
release date: FR 18/04/2012, BE 25/04/2012, IT 11/05/2012, GR 27/09/2012, GB 26/10/2012, NL 08/11/2012, SE 18/01/2013, ES 15/11/2013
screenplay: Ursula Meier, Antoine Jaccoud, Gilles Taurand
cast: Léa Seydoux, Kacey Mottet Klein, Jean-François Stévenin, Martin Compston, Yann Trégouët, Johan Libéreau
cinematography by: Agnès Godard
film editing: Nelly Quettier
art director: Ivan Niclass
costumes designer: Anne Van Brée
music: John Parish
producer: Denis Freyd, Ruth Waldburger
production: Archipel 35, Vega Film, RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse
distributor: Diaphana Distribution, Filmcoopi, O'Brother Distribution, Teodora Film, Seven Films, Cinemien, Soda Pictures, Alta Films, Folkets Bio


main awards/selection

Berlinale 2012 In Competition
Special Award

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